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Vulnerability in outdated theme and plugin takes WordPress site visitors to unwanted websites

Researchers at Sucuri have discovered a new WordPress redirect campaign that takes the website visitors to sites that they wouldn’t like to visit. The attackers have infected the websites through tagD...

400 million unique malware samples detected globally in Q2 2018: Comodo Global Threat Report

In the second quarter of 2018, the leading cybersecurity firm Comodo detected more than 400 million unique malwares in the top-level domains of 237 countries. In its Global Threat Report, the cybersec...

Comodo Zero-day Challenge seeks to unmask anti-virus vendors that fool customers

The leading cybersecurity provider Comodo has rolled out a new challenge for anti-virus (AV) industry that highlights the lack of quality in current AV practices. Called the Comodo Zero-day Challenge,...

Top 6 emerging cybersecurity and risk management trends: Gartner

One of the main security objective of all the organizations is to protect information confidentiality. The organizations must consider IT security and IT risk management as a part of the executive bus...

VPNFilter update: VPNFilter targeting more devices, exploiting end-devices without user’s knowledge

VPNFilter, the malware discovered last month affecting hundreds of thousands of home and office routers, is way more dangerous than initially thought. It is targeting more vendors and devices, and inj...

VPNFilter malware affecting all home and office routers. Reboot devices now, warns FBI

To prevent users from a new malware called VPNFilter that is affecting hundreds of thousands of home and office routers, FBI has issued an urgent recommendation to all the users to turn the routers of...

“IT managers can’t tell you how 45% of their bandwidth is consumed”: Dirty Secrets of Network Firewalls report

One-in-four IT managers could not identify around 70% of network traffic, revealed a new report “The Dirty Secrets of Network Firewalls”. On average, 45% of the network traffic was going unidentified....

How to effectively prepare a business to mitigate consequences of an aggressive cyber-attack?

After a series of malicious cybersecurity incidents in 2017 surfaced affecting large companies and private organizations all over the world, cyber – security alerts have become the norm. However...

GhostTeam malware stealing Facebook credentials of Android users for almost a year

A new malware has been discovered in 53 different apps on Google Play, that could steal Facebook credentials and push ads to infected devices. Exposed by security researchers at Trend Micro as ANDROID...

McAfee Labs’ Threat Report for Q3 2017 identifies 57.6 million new malware samples – an increase of 10% from Q2

McAfee, one of the leading cybersecurity companies, released its Threat Report for December 2017. The report identifies the growth and trends of latest malware, ransomware and malicious cyber threats ...

A New Virus, Suspected Variant of ‘Ramnit’ Malware Family, Spreads Fast in Indian Cyber Space

A new virus has been found to be “spreading widely” in the Indian cyberspace. The said virus  is a  suspected variant of malware family called ‘Win32/Ramnit’ and steals bank ac...

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